October 15, 2023
We had our very first Mexican Moonshine Festival yesterday at The Triple B Ranch. Two people showed up, both late (bad GPS coordinates). Our friends, Larry and Rose Mary Winget finally arrived, around noon, as I guided them in by phone. I made Tacos de Bell and we sipped bacanora from my private stash which Greg Scott hand delivered to me from Nogales.
(can you spot the pliers?)
While sitting around the kitchen table solving life we started talking about two things: taco trucks and taking risks. Larry's son works in the garment district in LA and he took his dad on a Best Tacos In LA And The World Tour and I told him this is a tour I would pay big money for so that my son and I could do it. This led to me telling the El Forte side street taco experience on our Copper Canyon Train trip 17 years ago and thanks to Tommy Bell who forced us to take a side trip to a tiny village called Cerocauhi, and I got so excited telling this I had to run out to the studio to grab one of my most treasured photos: